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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200570166 Event: 10/14/1997Employee Killed In Fall Into Floor Hole
Employee #1 cut a stairway hole in the subfloor of a building under construction. He moved the particleboard and then stepped on the edge of it, causing it to flip up and strike him in the face. Employee #1 then stepped sideways into the floor hole, falling 8 ft into the basement. He struck his head as he fell and was killed.
Keywords: head, unsecured, carpenter, floor hole, unsecured panel, work rules, struck against, fall, struck by, face
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 116192162 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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